Events

  • Microcinema Artist's Moving Image 2019

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    Microcinema is a key arm of the Cambridge Film Festival, showcasing a wide range of experimental, avant-garde and independent film both contemporary and historical.

    This year’s microcinema brings together a programme of free screenings, talks and an installation that spreads across Kettle's Yard, Heong Gallery and Arts Picturehouse in Cambridge.

    Dates: 

    Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 11:00 to Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 16:00

    Venue: 

    Kettle's Yard - Cambridge, Reino Unido
  • A Song Dissolved in the Dawn: Films by Phil Solomon, program 1

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    Phil Solomon (1954-2019) was an immensely passionate, inspiring, and kind-hearted figure to so many who encountered him and his work.  He inhabited this world as a generous friend, dedicated teacher and mentor, and as an artist of profound talent and feeling, whose films have inspired countless over the decades.  Los Angeles Filmforum has hosted Phil Solomon on a few occasions over the years, and he was always one of our favorite guests, presenting programs of great personality and memorable, lingering emotionality.  So although it is with great sadness that we now present

    Dates: 

    Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 19:30

    Venue: 

    Echo Park Film Center - Los Angeles, Estados Unidos
  • Kirk Tougas : the politics of perception

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    Installation of Kirk Tougas'  the politics of perception (part 1 of Letters from Vancouver) as part of the exhibition's thematic -- the question of repetition, reproduction and copying within an artist's practice, reactivating the potential of the image for fictional, memorial, critical or political statements.

    ■ 04 novembre au 13 décembre 2019    ■ Vernissage jeudi 31 octobre à 17h00   ■ Galerie 65 de l'ESADHaR / 65 rue Demidoff / 76600 Le Havre  / France

    Dates: 

    Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 14:00 to Friday, December 13, 2019 - 18:00

    Venue: 

    Galerie 65 - Le Havre, Francia
  • Bozar Cinema: Edward Owens

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    In the mid 1960s, Edward Owens (1949­-2009) was an African­-American teenager attending the Art Institute of Chicago when Gregory Markopoulos arrived to found the school’s film program. Owens, who was then studying painting and sculpture, had already been making 8mm movies for a few years; impressed by the maturity of his work, Markopoulos encouraged him to move to New York. Over the next four years, Owens created a cluster of films that display an increasing mastery of form, inspired by Markopoulos’s style but transformed into something purely his own.

    Dates: 

    Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 19:00

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  • F(r)ictions

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    An encounter between a film artist with two 16mm projectors, and two improvising musicians ; a violinist and a guitarist. The will to propose a frictional dialogue between sounds and images, without a hierarchy between both medium : sounds can go with the images, as well causing them, incite them, confront them… images can initiate the mouvements, as well as melt into them. The will to experiment the fragility of a communication between loops on celluloid, expressing itself in a mechanical time, and the organic expression of wooden vibrant instruments.

    Dates: 

    Friday, October 18, 2019 - 21:00

    Venue: 

    Ausland Berlin - Berlin, Alemania
  • Sonic Cinema: Films of Pure Energy

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    Hypnotic and visceral, Sonic Cinema is a wild hypersensory experience. The films in this program explore the outer limits of perception, embodiment and cognition using experimental animation techniques, chemical interventions, powerful soundtracks, magnetic pulsations and beyond. Raw intensity and pure energy into the ontology of the moving image.

    Dates: 

    Friday, October 18, 2019 - 21:00

    Venue: 

    Synesthesia - New York , Estados Unidos
  • Cineinfinito #108-110: Leighton Pierce

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    Leighton Pierce born John Leighton Pierce (27 October 1954, Rochester, NY) is an American experimental filmmaker who works with film, video, sound, and installation. He is also the Dean of the School of Film/Video at CalArts since the summer of 2014. He is best known for his impressionistic technique in video imagery that creates a hypnotic effect as well as his use of sound design. The motif of water is dominant in his work and gave the name to the video series “Memories of Water”.

    Dates: 

    Wednesday, October 23, 2019 (All day)
    Friday, October 25, 2019 (All day)

    Venue: 

    Centro Cultural Doctor Madrazo - Santander, España
  • Show & Tell: Ute Aurand

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    Anthology welcomes German filmmaker Ute Aurand for a special screening of her brand-new 16mm film RUSHING GREEN WITH HORSES, as well as OH! THE FOUR SEASONS, a 1988 film made in collaboration with Ulrike Pfeiffer (and, via an introductory text, Anthology’s founder Jonas Mekas).

    Dates: 

    Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 19:30

    Venue: 

    Anthology Film Archives - New York, United States
  • Bozar Cinema: Bruce McClure & Paul Sharits

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    The performances of Bruce McClure (US) are physical experiences, hallucinatory and immersive, that stretch boundaries while celebrating the movie going experience. Working with 16mm projectors and guitar effect pedals, McClure elaborates powerful pieces that play with light, sound, the space of the performance and the viewer’s perception. “The total effect converts the room into an enormous reverberation chamber for both ear and eye, throbbing with mechanical thunder and lightning” (ArtForum).

    Dates: 

    Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 20:00

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  • Margaret Tait: The Movement That Light Is

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    Scottish poet filmmaker Margaret Tait (1918–1999) has long been one of the best-kept secrets of British cinema. In intimate films attuned to the secret life of things, people, and landscapes, Tait sought to reveal the other side of existence – the side we only notice when our own presence in the world comes to the foreground. An independent mind and eye, she focused on what she saw before her, be it the streets of Edinburgh, the crashing sea on Orkney or a pair of old boots in a barn, shedding an singular light on the manifold dimensions of things.

    Dates: 

    Wednesday, October 9, 2019 (All day) to Friday, October 11, 2019 (All day)

    Venue: 

    Austrian Film Museum - Vienna, Austria

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